My girlfriend often comments (rightfully so) about our uncomfortable computer chair. As we passed the chair section of Costco last weekend, I asked her, "So what kind of chair do you envision for the office?"
Her reply? "One that's not ugly like all of these ..."Anna over at Forth-two Roads (via LifeHacker) has done an excellent job taking an "as is" Ikea chair and reupholstering it with some nice looking fabric.
While she doesn't go into the details (besides hitting her finger with a hammer, ouch!), LifeHacker dug up a couple how to's: